The city of Arvada, located just northwest of Denver, offers visitors a small-town feel. Much of the community's charm stems from the turn-of-the-century Main Street Americana ambiance of Olde Town Arvada, with its numerous restaurants, bars, breweries, galleries and shops.

After the discovery of gold, the town grew as railroad and trolley lines from Denver were built and agriculture thrived. Arvada boasts 90 parks within city limits and festivals and farmers' markets nearly every weekend.

One of the city's most notable attraction is the Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities, housing spaces for theatrical and musical productions and visual art.

See the neighborhood map below to start exploring.

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Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities

This cultural center features three theaters with seating for more than 1,500 people for a variety of theatrical and music productions. There are also two floors of gallery space for art shows and a permanent museum on Arvada history.


Arvada is home to 125 miles of hiking, cycling and horseback riding trails. 


Olde Town Arvada is home to Arvada Beer Company, Grand Lake Brewing TavernYak and Yeti Restaurant and Brewpub (which also offers Indian-Nepalese cuisine) and Odyssey Beerwerks a little further east on Ralston Road. 


This museum tells the story of Colorado's (now demolished) Rocky Flats nuclear weapons plant. 


Arvada is an easy light rail ride from downtown Denver's Union Station on the G Line

Renowned best-selling author, Clive Cussler, opens his collection of rare and vintage automobiles to the public from May to October at the Cussler Museum.

Dodgeball meets archery at Archery Games Denver. Battle your family and friends with bows and foam-tipped arrows.

Steuben's Food Service is the hotspot for comfort food and late-night happy hours. Signature items include lobster rolls, deviled eggs, the Cubano, fried chicken and the green chili cheeseburger.


St. Patrick's Day Festival

The fun starts in March in Olde Towne Arvada with the Luck of the Irish.

Summer Events

The summer features 2nd Saturday Street Festivals. Friday nights in August are reserved for the family-friendly Flicks in the Square film series. 

Harvest Festival

Occurs in September and features a parade and food.

Festival of Scarecrows

Festival in October where dozens of scarecrows pop up all around the town. 


December 1st celebration that includes a tree-lighting ceremony, carolers and a visit from Santa. 

Olde Town Arvada Map
Start your neighborhood adventure at this suggested spot! This is a centrally located position that you can input into your GPS to get started exploring.

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